(ČIA) A new Digital Economy Department will be created at the Industry and Transport Association of the Czech Republic (SP) on July 1, 2020. It will be responsible for digitization and its effect on industry and the economy. Its director will be the current deputy director of the Economic Policy Section, Ondřej Ferdus. The deputy of general director Dagmar Kuchtová is also being replaced at SP with the position newly being filled by SP chief economist and Economic Policy Section director Bohuslav Čížek. Jitka Hejduková, the current director of the Employers’ Section, will become the general director’s advisor.